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New Lasix Rule Impacts 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby

Sat, 2021-01-09 10:10
When Senor Buscador won the Remington Springboard Mile Stakes Dec. 18, the now 3-year-old put himself on the path to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1). But he didn't get any Kentucky Derby (G1) qualifying points for the victory.

Notable Sire Zoffany Euthanized

Sat, 2021-01-09 10:10
Zoffany, the sire of last season's Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes (G1) hero Thunder Moon, has been euthanized at age 13 owing to liver failure.

Lemon Drop Kid Pensioned at Lane's End

Sat, 2021-01-09 10:10
Lemon Drop Kid has been pensioned from stallion duties at age 25. He will remain at Lane's End Farm to enjoy the rest of his retirement, the Kentucky operation announced Jan. 8.

CDI Approved for Sports Betting in Tennessee

Sat, 2021-01-09 10:10
In the same week CDI announced that it would be rebranding its sportsbook operations from BetAmerica to the TwinSpires, the company was approved by the Sports Wagering Committee of the Tennessee Education Lottery to operate in the Volunteer State.

Golden Gate to Resume Jan. 15 After COVID-19 Suspension

Sat, 2021-01-09 10:10
Golden Gate Fields, closed since mid-November after an outbreak of COVID-19 cases there, largely among its backstretch workers, will resume live racing Jan. 15, the track announced Jan. 8.

Handicapping: Three Grade 3 Turf Races in Spotlight

Sat, 2021-01-09 10:10
Dave Litfin analyzes the graded stakes action Jan. 9 from Gulfstream and Santa Anita.

Shancelot Retired With Tendon Injury

Sat, 2021-01-09 10:10
Shancelot, a graded stakes winner who finished second to champion Mitole in the 2019 Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) at Santa Anita Park, has been retired due to a tendon injury, trainer Steve Asmussen said.

OSAF Releases Latin American Pattern Schedule

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
Provided link to the Latin American Pattern race calendar for 2021

Belgarion Headlines L'Ormarins Queen's Plate

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
The winners of the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate (G1) and Cartier Paddock Stakes (G1) will earn an automatic berth into the FanDuel Breeders' Cup Mile presented by PDJF (G1) and Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1).

Gov. Beshear Calls for Support of HHR, Sports Gambling

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
In his State of the Commonwealth and Budget address Jan. 7, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear called on lawmakers to back legislation that would protect historical horse racing.

Keeneland Announces Additional January Supplements

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
Five horses are in the latest round of supplements to the Horses of All Ages Sale, increasing the total number of horses supplemented to the sale to 29.

Chris Knehr Joins Lane's End Stallion Seasons Team

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
Lane's End Farm Jan. 7 announced the hiring of Chris Knehr to the Stallion Seasons Team. Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and skill having gained experience in many different facets of the Thoroughbred industry.

Gareth Wigley Joins WinStar Farm’s Bloodstock Team

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
WinStar Farm announced Jan. 7 the hiring of Gareth Wigley as the newest member of its Stallion Season Sales team.

Vino Rosso's First Foal is a Filly Born Jan. 5

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
Brandywine Farm, near Paris, Ky., bred the filly out of the Malibu Moon daughter Shine Time.

Godolphin 1-2-3 in UAE Guineas Trial

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
Trained by Saeed bin Suroor, the daughter of Dubawi ran the 1,400 meters (about 7 furlongs) in 1:26.72 in a prep for the UAE One Thousand Guineas.

Stud Plans Not Yet Set for Fighting Irish

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
Stallion masters hoping to stand a stakes-performing son of Camelot are in luck as Daniel Macauliffe and Anoj Don have called time on Fighting Irish's racing days and are now on the lookout for a place at stud for their group 2 winner. 

Dortmund Sold and Exported to South Korea

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
Freshman sire and multiple grade 1 winner Dortmund was exported Dec. 22 to South Korea where he will stand as the property of a Korean ophthalmologist, according to owner/breeder Kaleem Shah.

Radcliffe to Cheer On Away Game From Afar Yet Again

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
Kerri Radcliffe will watch Away Game in the Jan. 16 Magic Millions 3-year-old Guineas from the same spot as when the filly took out last year's Magic Millions 2-year-old Classic, 14,500 kilometers away in Kentucky.

Shancelot Retires With Tendon Injury

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
Shancelot, a graded stakes winner who finished second to champion Mitole in the 2019 Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) at Santa Anita Park, has been retired due to a tendon injury, trainer Steve Asmussen said.

Oleksandra Back Against Jolie Olimpica in Las Cienegas

Fri, 2021-01-08 10:10
Oleksandra, who took down the boys in the Jaipur Stakes (G1T), will aim to rebound from her off-the-board Breeders' Cup effort when she takes on six other fillies and mares in the $100,000 Las Cienegas Stakes (G3T) Jan. 9 at Santa Anita Park.

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